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Okefenokee Swamp

Okefenokee Swamp
Okefenokee Swamp

Okefenokee Swamp, located within the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, is one of the largest and most primitive swamps in the country. It contains a diversity of ecosystems and is a refuge for native flora and fauna including many uncommon, threatened, and endangered species.

Location: Charlton County, GA ; Clinch County, GA ; Ware County, GA

Year designated: 1974

Acres: 366,679

Ownership: Federal

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012